Raimondo proposes new fee to ensure employers offer health insurance

A powerful disincentive for not offering employees health care insurance is included in the proposed 2020 budget introduced by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. If a large employer in Rhode Island does not provide health care insurance, and an employee then qualifies for state-supported Medicaid, the business will be charged as much as $1,500 annually, per…

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